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Should we allow game recommendations? (Answer - YES, but…read on!)

Please read before you vote! (Do not upvote just because you think this is a good question.) Simple question, big implications! These questions have proved fairly popular on this site. However ...
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How do we get the questions per day count up?

The site can't get out of beta until we get our questions per day count up significantly. We need some legitimate way to drive up questions. We could spam lots of questions we already know the ...
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Is this a game recommendation question?

Joe Golton's recent question asks for examples of gateway games. In a comment, he says: I expect (and encourage) debate as to whether this question is suited to the stack exchange system, and even ...
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Why are game recommendation questions off-topic?

This is one of the reasons questions get closed on the site - why? How can I find answers to these questions if not here? Note: this is a canonical question, for linking when questions are closed. If ...
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Are we (as the Board and Card Game StackExchange) too broad in defining ourselves?

I know I'm way behind on all of this, but as I just found StackExchange last week, I'm hoping for some slight forgiveness. I'm concerned that the topic Board and Card Games, as it currently exists, ...
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Is this question about games with varied win/loss states a game recommendation question?

Recently I flagged this question which I thought to be a quite obvious game recommendation question, based on the following: It asks "Are there any games where" a particular criterion is true. It has ...
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Game Recommendation questions are banned

With the agreement of the other moderators and the unanimous consent of the voters here on meta, game recommendations are banned. Plan of Action Update the FAQ (done) Close all questions (done) Clean ...
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What are the steps in eliminating recommendation questions?

In the immediate aftermath to this discussion, there seems to be somewhat of a consensus to ban game recommendation questions. An enthusiastic new moderator (congratulations, btw!) has done quite a ...
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Can we get rid of the recommendations tag?

We've previously decided to ban recommendation questions and then really banned them and then decided again to remove the tag, but recommendations is still there! To finish the job, perhaps we could: ...
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Conflicting meta posts concerning game recommendations [duplicate]

I'm a little bit confused by the close vote reason "Questions about Game Recommendations are off topic". This meta post says they are On Topic. It has a score of +20: Should we allow game ...